The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 45 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing W3C 22 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.85% 0.78% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.43% 5.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -47.82%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
177 97 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.90% 15.23% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 61 86
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
W3C
East of England

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

W3C
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing W3C across the Hertfordshire region.

W3C Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

W3C
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing W3C across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

W3C Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

W3C
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the Hertfordshire region.

W3C Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

W3C
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -7 12 £375 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £400 -
Stevenage - - - -
W3C
East of England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing W3C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited W3C.

1 40 (97.56%) JavaScript
2 38 (92.68%) HTML
2 38 (92.68%) CSS
3 33 (80.49%) HTML5
4 32 (78.05%) CSS3
5 29 (70.73%) OO
6 25 (60.98%) XHTML
7 23 (56.10%) E-Commerce
7 23 (56.10%) JSP
8 19 (46.34%) Web Design
9 18 (43.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (43.90%) Analytics
10 17 (41.46%) Retail
10 17 (41.46%) Adobe
11 16 (39.02%) Photoshop
11 16 (39.02%) Finance
11 16 (39.02%) Manufacturing
12 13 (31.71%) SEO
12 13 (31.71%) Ajax
12 13 (31.71%) jQuery
13 12 (29.27%) Zepto.js
13 12 (29.27%) Progressive Enhancement
13 12 (29.27%) Memory Management
13 12 (29.27%) Section 508
13 12 (29.27%) Yahoo!
13 12 (29.27%) Dojo
13 12 (29.27%) YUI
14 11 (26.83%) DOM
15 8 (19.51%) Java
16 7 (17.07%) Semantic HTML

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing W3C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited W3C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.63%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.44%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (41.46%) Retail
2 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 16 (39.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Developer
2 31 (75.61%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (9.76%) User Experience Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.88%) User Experience Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Information Architect
7 1 (2.44%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Senior User Experience Designer
7 1 (2.44%) User Experience Architect
7 1 (2.44%) User Experience Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) HTML
1 38 (92.68%) CSS
2 33 (80.49%) HTML5
3 32 (78.05%) CSS3
4 25 (60.98%) XHTML
5 23 (56.10%) JSP
6 13 (31.71%) Ajax
6 13 (31.71%) jQuery
7 12 (29.27%) Zepto.js
7 12 (29.27%) Dojo
7 12 (29.27%) YUI
8 11 (26.83%) DOM
9 7 (17.07%) Semantic HTML
10 6 (14.63%) JSTL
11 2 (4.88%) RESTful
11 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.88%) Akka
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (4.88%) XML Schema
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Open Source
1 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.88%) Taxonomies
1 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) OO
2 23 (56.10%) E-Commerce
3 19 (46.34%) Web Design
4 18 (43.90%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (43.90%) Analytics
5 13 (31.71%) SEO
6 12 (29.27%) Progressive Enhancement
6 12 (29.27%) Memory Management
7 6 (14.63%) Web Development
7 6 (14.63%) SOA
8 4 (9.76%) MVC
9 3 (7.32%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (4.88%) OWASP
10 2 (4.88%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.88%) System Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.88%) Scrum
10 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.51%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) C
4 2 (4.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) Section 508
2 2 (4.88%) WAI
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Adobe
2 12 (29.27%) Yahoo!
3 5 (12.20%) Interwoven
3 5 (12.20%) Stellent
3 5 (12.20%) Endeca
3 5 (12.20%) hybris
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Apple
5 1 (2.44%) Omniture
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) ION Trading